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Author Granada, Javier Arze del, author

Title The unequal benefits of fuel subsidies : a review of evidence for developing countries / prepared by Javier Arze del Granado, David Coady, and Robert Gillingham
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (23 pages) : illustrations
Series IMF working paper ; WP/10/202
IMF working paper ; WP/10/202
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; I. Introduction; 1. International Fuel Prices, 2003-2010; II. Country Case Studies; 2. Retail Price Increases Between End-2003 and Mid-2008 in Sample Countries; 3. Pass-Through Between End-2003 and Mid-2008 in Sample Countries; III. Methodology; IV. Welfare Impacts of Fuel Price Increases; 1. Direct and Indirect Welfare Impacts of Fuel Price Increases; 2. Electricity and LPG Consumption Patterns; 3. Composition of Indirect Impact; 4. Composition of Total Impact by Consumption Quintile
5. Distribution of Subsidy Benefits by Consumption Quintile6. Electricity Consumption Patterns in El Salvador; V. Reforming Fuel Subsidies: Experience and Policy Options; 1. Mitigating Measures-Country Experience; VI. Concluding Remarks; 1. Fuel Price Increases, Pass-Through, and Tax Levels by Country; 2. Adjustment Factor by Fuel Product; 3. Distribution of Impacts by Region; 4. Distribution of Subsidy Benefits by Consumption Group; 5. Pass-Through of International Price Changes (2004-2008); References; Footnotes
Summary This paper reviews evidence on the impact of fuel subsidy reform on household welfare in developing countries. On average, the burden of subsidy reform is neutrally distributed across income groups; a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Fuel -- Subsidies -- Developing countries.
Fuel -- Developing countries -- Costs.
Form Electronic book
Author Coady, David, author
Gillingham, Robert F., author
ISBN 1282847465